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Christian Walters
El Cerrito, CA
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Last year word got around that Nintendo's Japan-only quirky game Tomodachi Collection had a glitch in it that allowed male characters to engage in a same-sex relationship, including having children. This brought a lot of applause from equality-minded gamers until... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Towleroad
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Former Marine sergean Roger Dean Huffstetler grew up with a gay man without ever realizing it, and when he joined the armed services he bunked with a gay man in Afghanistan, or as he puts it, "I slept with a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Towleroad
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Douglas Kennedy of Millsaps College in Jackson, MS was interviewed by Christian Hendricks for a video project called "South of the Ohio" about his experience of being an out gay man in a fraternity. Being a liberal arts college, Kennedy... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Towleroad
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Alec Baldwin just can't seem to learn and has once again wound up as the center of attention for throwing around homophobic insults, this time to a former Romney aide Garrett Jackson on Twitter. The argument was sparked over criticism... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Towleroad
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Intent on continuing their quixotic crusade against equality, the National Organization for Marriage is hosting a gala to raise money for their second annual "March for Marriage" with tickets higher than $10,000. To be fair, each $10,000 in the larger... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Towleroad
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In a misguided attempt at cheekily demonstrating their new tagline, "The truth's not always easy," Truth In Advertising included a transphobic joke in their ad. The ad features individuals singing confessions about various thoughts, deeds, and misdeeds, one of which... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Towleroad
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The recent controversy over Brendan Eich, the Mozilla CEO who donated to California's Prop 8, has reopened some old discussions and prompted GayGamer.net's Jean-Luc "Neshoba" Pierite to do some digging into that donor list and see who else in the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Towleroad
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James Parker of England was born gay. He realized he was attracted to other boys at the young age of 10, he was accepted by his family when he came out in his teens, and as an adult he had... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at Towleroad
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One of the greatest assets in fighting HIV transmission is being able to talk about the disease, for it's when things are hidden and kept secret that they grow into larger problems. Column Five Media is spearheading a new campaign... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at Towleroad
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Gravelly-voiced Broadway super-gay Harvey Fierstein is revisiting drag for the first time since La Cage aux Folles with his new show Casa Valentina, wherein straight men vacation to the Catskills to dress up and act like women. From the press... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at Towleroad
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Lana Del Rey, the "stiff, distant, and weird" singer of "Video Games" has dropped a new single titled "Meet Me In The Pale Moonlight" from her upcoming album Ultraviolence. The tune evokes a lounge-y 70's disco vibe, complete with violins... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at Towleroad
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Not all gay men are the obviously-gay Jack McFarland stereotypes, but this little-known fact came as a complete surprise to Arizona Democratic Senator Cajero Bedford when her colleague Senator Steve Gallardo came out of the closet. She was so surprised... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at Towleroad
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Despite the increasing popularity and mainstreaming of video games as a pastime, the medium still has a problem dealing with anyone that isn't a straight, white male, be that in the characters represented in games themselves or in the attitudes... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at Towleroad
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So many gay children and teenagers who are disowned by their families wind up living on the streets with nowhere to go and no one to turn to. Fortunately, Michigan teenager Corey Nichols was spared this fate when the parents... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at Towleroad
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New Beginnings Montessori School of Bedford, Texas was the school mothers Dawn and Tracy Kelly wanted for their son, and it seemed at first that the school wanted them as well. During a tour of the school, Dawn explicitly asked... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at Towleroad
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Morehouse College and Spelman College of Georgia teamed up for Pride Week 2014 in order to bring awareness of the LGBT communities to students on their respective campuses. After the Monday night kickoff, students tweeted pictures of anti-gay sidewalk chalkings... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at Towleroad
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Disney's Frozen just can't catch a break from the right wing. First it's accused of promoting same sex marriage, then of being a Satanic vehicle to turn kids gay, and now the latest charge laid at the movie's snowshoe-clad feet... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at Towleroad
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Thanks to Oprah Winfrey's OWN network, Lindsay Lohan has been given another chance at repairing her public image via a reality show/documentary series titled Lindsay. However, the starlet who once couldn't go two minutes without being in photographs and tabloids... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2014 at Towleroad
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Racist, homophobic, misogynistic lunatic Ted Nugent is something of a folk hero among the far right, particularly in southern red states. It would seem that a performance from "The Nuge" would be well-received in the state of Texas, given that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2014 at Towleroad
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Rick Santorum sat down with the National Review after CPAC a few weeks ago to talk about Arizona's "religious freedom" bill that would have allowed the "sincerely held beliefs" of business owners to legally discriminate against homosexuals. When asked whether... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2014 at Towleroad
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Pastor James David Manning of ATLAH World Missionary Church on 123rd Street in New York City's Harlem neighborhood has taken to YouTube to comment on the endorsement for the murder of homosexuals on his church's marquee, an endorsement that the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2014 at Towleroad
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Drag performer Conchita Wurst (aka Thomas Neuwirth) has revealed the music video, "Rise Like A Phoenix," which will be Austria's Eurovision entry for 2014. A fashion student graduate who lives in Vienna, Neuwirth first appeared as Conchita in the Austrian... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2014 at Towleroad
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Three years ago San Diego Pride attendee Will Walters was arrested on grounds of public nudity for wearing a costume that consisted of boots, a black leather gladiator kilt, black underwear, and a black leather harness with chrome rings; no... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2014 at Towleroad
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Morphogenisis is the theory created by computer science genius and Nazi Enigma code breaker Alan Turing that the shaping of an organism by embryological processes of differentiation of cells, tissues, and organs and the development of organ systems according to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at Towleroad
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HuffPost Live conducted an interview with former NFL quarterback Drew Bledsoe and discussed the impact Michael Sam might have on the NFL if he's drafted. According to Bledsoe, it's a bigger deal to the media than it will be to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at Towleroad